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Kareli Lizarraga with her students (credit: CBS)

Tancredo Calls Out DPS Over Hiring Teachers Who Aren’t Legal Residents

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo is calling for the superintendent of Denver Public Schools to resign over a program that allows for the hiring of teachers who came to the country illegally.

04/15/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Response To Shooting Was ‘Incredible’

Gov. John Hickenlooper has had to help Coloradans affected by several different tragedies since he entered office in 2011, and on Friday he was out at the scene of a school shooting in Centennial to offer his support.

12/13/2013

Dick Wadhams (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Death Penalty Decision Has Invigorated Republicans

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s decision this week to issue a temporary reprieve of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap’s death penalty sentence has reinvigorated the Republican Party.

05/23/2013

A protester holds a "Recall Hickenlooper" sign during the governor's visit to Grand Junction in March. (credit: CBS)

Finally, Some Good News For Hickenlooper

Governor Hickenlooper may have had a rough legislative session, but the news he received from some potential gubernatorial opponents should put a smile back on his face.

05/17/2013

Leon Kelly (credit: CBS)

Ritter Pardons 20, Including Anti-Gang Activist

Denver anti-gang activist Leon Kelly is among 20 people receiving pardons from Gov. Bill Ritter, who leaves office Jan. 11.

12/22/2010

John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Looking Forward To Next Step

Colorado’s next governor is busy wrapping up his duties as Mayor of Denver and getting ready for his new gig.

12/10/2010

John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Inauguration To Be Scaled Back

Governor-elect John Hickenlooper is getting ready to celebrate his inauguration as Governor of Colorado next month. But don’t expect anything too over the top.

12/10/2010

John Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper Will Serve BBQ At Inaugural Dinner

John Hickenlooper and Joe Garcia are promising to be frugal when they celebrate their inauguration next month. Colorado’s 42nd governor and lieutenant governor will be sworn in Jan. 11th.

12/09/2010

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Hickenlooper Seeks Ideas For Colorado’s Problems

Coloradans are offering their ideas to Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper’s transition team on challenges and opportunities facing the state, including suggestions to put young people to work making homes energy efficient and sending out an advocate to court small business opportunities.

11/18/2010